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ORWIN SMITH RUMORS & GOSSIP

Jackets' Smith hopes to play in ACC title game

Georgia Tech got a boost Monday when leading rusher Orwin Smith said he's returning to practice and hopes to play in the Atlantic Coast Conference championship game. The senior missed last Saturday's 42-10 loss to No. 3 Georgia with a sprained right ankle and didn't practice Monday, but said he ''definitely'' plans to practice Tuesday and hopes to play...
Via AP on Fox
November 27, 2012  |  Discuss

SEC Quick Hits: Week 13

Georgia 42, Georgia Tech 10 Title game time: Despite the lopsided score and difference in their records, Georgia (11-1) and Georgia Tech (6-6) are both headed to their conference championship games. The Bulldogs won their way into the SECs big game, but the Yellow Jackets will be playing Florida State for the ACC title because Miami pulled itself from the postseason play. Oh no...
Via Fox Sports South
November 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Smith, Georgia Tech rout Maryland

COLLEGE PARK, Md. -- Orwin Smith ran for 89 yards and a touchdown, and Georgia Tech stymied a Maryland offense led by linebacker-turned-quarterback Shawn Petty in a 33-13 rout Saturday. The Yellow Jackets (4-5, 3-3 Atlantic Coast Conference) led 20-0 at halftime and 27-0 late in the third quarter before Maryland finally scored on a 16-yard touchdown pass from Petty to Stefon Diggs...
Via Fox Sports South
November 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Georgia Tech rolls past Maryland 33-13

Orwin Smith ran for 89 yards and a touchdown, and Georgia Tech stymied a Maryland offense led by linebacker-turned-quarterback Shawn Petty in a 33-13 rout Saturday. The Yellow Jackets (4-5, 3-3 Atlantic Coast Conference) led 20-0 at halftime and 27-0 late in the third quarter before Maryland finally scored on a 16-yard touchdown pass from Petty to Stefon Diggs. Petty also threw...
Via AP on Fox
November 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Georgia Tech 33, Maryland 13

Orwin Smith ran for 89 yards and a touchdown, and Georgia Tech stymied a Maryland offense led by linebacker-turned-quarterback Shawn Petty in a 33-13 rout Saturday. The Yellow Jackets (4-5, 3-3 Atlantic Coast Conference) led 20-0 at halftime and 27-0 late in the third quarter before Maryland finally scored on a 16-yard touchdown pass from Petty to Stefon Diggs. Petty also threw...
Via AP on Fox
November 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Georgia Tech's Owen Smith botches downing kickoff in end zone, results in safety (Video)

Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets kickoff returner Orwin Smith had an embarrassing mishap during Saturday's college football game against the Miami Hurricanes when his indecision on whether to run a kickoff out of the end zone resulted in a safety and two points for Miami. In the first quarter, Smith was about to run the kickoff out of the end zone when his teammate told him...
Via Holdout Sports
September 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Articles from around the ACC Blogosphere July 30, 2012.

It’s the last around the ACC Blogosphere for July. We’re in the homestretch before football season begins. OK Bloggers what do you have out there for us? Before we begin check out the ACC’s Olympic page. Find your school’s Olympic athletics and get updates on them. By the way if you see the Headlines stories, that’s me helping out there. FromtheRumbleSeat has an interview...
Via All Sports Discussion
July 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Yellow Jackets likely without Orwin Smith’s explosiveness Sat.

Whenever Orwin Smith has gotten the ball in his hands this season for Georgia Tech, he’s averaged just over 13 yards per touch.  Unfortunately for the Yellow Jackets, that explosive playmaking ability will likely be watching from the sidelines this weekend. According to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, the A-back suffered an undisclosed injury during the loss…
Via College Football Talk
November 17, 2011  |  Discuss

O. Smith ‘probably out’ for Georgia Tech

Georgia Tech A-back Orwin Smith looks like a no-go for Saturday’s game against Duke. After Tuesday’s practice, coach Paul Johnson said that Smith is “probably out. We’ll make a final decision [Wednesday].” Smith did not practice again after sustaining an injury in the Virginia Tech game last Thursday. Smith is one of the Yellow Jackets’ most explosive players, averaging...
Via ajc.com
November 16, 2011  |  Discuss

Week 11: Top 10 college football games

Spread offenses may still be all the rage in college football, but premier running backs in all types of systems take center stage for Week 11. All across the country, top-flight tailbacks face off against tough defenses and each other to decide crucial conference contests. In Atlanta, touchdown savant Orwin Smith of Georgia Tech squares off with Virginia Tech speedster David...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
November 09, 2011  |  Discuss
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